Nevada at Air Force College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
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Falcon Stadium is the venue for the game between the Nevada Wolf Pack and the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Air Force as 8.5 point favorites. The Falcons are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-2-0. The Wolf Pack are 1-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 3-1-0.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 1-3-0 against the spread
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Air Force Falcons are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
09/16/18 OL Sean Krepsz Elbow missed last game, is questionable Saturday vs Toledo
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Nevada Wolf Pack have run for 668 yards as a unit, which ranks 70th in the nation. They've run 125 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Wolf Pack have been penalized on offense 30 times for 303 yards so far this year, which has them 29th in the country in penalties. They are 23rd in Division 1 in points scored with 163. They have run 279 plays this year for 1,825 yards, which ranks them 20th in the nation in total offense. The Wolf Pack average 6.5 yards per play, which is 39th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 83 1st downs this season, ranking them 67th overall as an offensive unit. Ty Gangi has completed 84 throws while attempting 150 passes for a completion percentage of 56%. He has passed for 1,073 yards this year. He averages 6.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 124.8.
The Wolf Pack rush defense has given up 168 attempts for 616 yards this season, putting them in 76th place in the country against the run. They have had 27 penalties for 224 yards on defense this year. That places them 71st in Division 1. Nevada is 120th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 158. They have given up a total of 1,816 yards on D, which is 110th in the nation. The Wolf Pack are 85th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 89 throws on 149 attempts against the Nevada Wolf Pack defense this season, ranking them 115th and 118th in the country. The Nevada pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,200 yards in the air, which is 120th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Falcons are 94th in Division 1 in points scored with 97. They have run 260 plays this season for 1,207 yards, which ranks them 127th in the nation in total offense. The Air Force Falcons average 4.6 yards per play, which is 119th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 69 1st downs this year, placing them 103rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Air Force has run for 866 yards as a team, which ranks 27th in the country. They've run 218 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 15 times for 145 yards so far this season, which has them 118th in the nation in penalties. Isaiah Sanders has thrown for 289 yards this season. He has completed 17 passes on 30 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 141.9. He averages 9.6 yards per pass attempt and 8.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Air Force is 41st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 75. They have surrendered a total of 1,094 yards on D, which is 23rd in Division 1. The Falcons are ranked 97th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses have completed 66 passes on 98 attempts against the Air Force defense this season, placing them 54th and 24th in the country. The Air Force Falcons pass defense has also given up a total of 872 yards through the air, which is 82nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 81 attempts for 222 yards this year, putting them in 2nd place in D-1 against the run. The Falcons have committed 21 penalties for 185 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 41st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wolf Pack/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Falcons -8.5
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